About Liz

Sen. Liz Lovelett represents the 40th Legislative District in northern Puget Sound, including San Juan County and portions of Whatcom and Skagit Counties. She was appointed to the Senate in 2019.

As a fifth generation Anacortes resident, Liz is rooted and invested in the 40th District. She has served as a community leader, championing affordable housing, water management, school construction, oil train safety, and improving lives for people in her community. She has served Anacortes as a city council member, and regionally as a board member for several organizations.

Liz has a desire to foster working relationships between state government and the communities she serves. With a goal to promote environmental stewardship, balance community growth and economic vitality, and find solutions that put people first; she’s helping make Washington a sustainable place to live and work. Liz serves on the Senate Local Government and Transportation committees.

Liz is a mother, sister, and daughter of Anacortes residents. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, studying politics, environmental science and public health. She has been a small business owner and operator, and is a proud homeowner.